While the US states are consistently leading the way when it comes to introducing meaningful cannabis reforms, there are a number of towns and counties that continue to reject legal cannabis markets – even after their state has legalised the recreational use of the drug.
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Cannabis’s therapeutic effects have long been known, with cannabinoids like THC and CBD commonly used to treat various symptoms. But what effect does cannabis have on COVID-19?
Truly one of the most utilitarian plants in the world, hemp was legally cultivated until the industrial revolution.
The Green Drone group, which is campaigning for legalisation of recreational cannabis in Israel, said the coronavirus lockdown requires “new ways of getting cannabis to consumers”
A team of Canadian scientists believes it has found strong strains of cannabis that could help prevent or treat coronavirus infections, according to interviews and a study.
A newborn boy who was delivered by emergency caesarean section in March at a Norwich hospital became the first baby in the world to join a cannabis-derived treatment trial.
Scientists claim strong strains of cannabis could e used to prevent infection by the new coronavirus – and treat Covid-19.
A recent study from the University of Lethbridge shows that certain strains of cannabis can inhibit viral activity caused by the novel coronavirus. Do the results point to a potential treatment for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and, if so, will it act as a catalyst for the cannabis industry?
John Binns, Partner at BCL Solicitors LLP, provides us with fresh insight into COVID-19 and medical cannabis. He ponders if the crisis could bring opportunities for the industry